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'''Philip Morris Glass''' (born January 31, 1937) is a classical American composer. He is considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century.Naxos Classical Music Spotlight podcast: Philip Glass Heroes Symphony His music is also often controversially described as ''minimal music'', along with the work of the other "major minimalists" La Monte Young, Terry Riley and Steve Reich.Richardson, John (1999), ''Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten'', University Press of New England, p. 21 Glass has distanced himself from the "minimalist" label, describing himself instead as a composer of "music with repetitive structures". Though his early mature music shares much with what is normally called "minimalist", he has since evolved stylistically. Currently, he describes himself as a "classicist", pointing out that he...
Birth namePhilip Morris Glass
Birth date{{birth date and age|1937|01|31}}
Birth placeBaltimore, Maryland, United States
GenreFilm score, classical music|classical
OccupationComposer
Years active1964-present
ModuleList of compositions by Philip Glass
Website{{URL|http://philipglass.com}}
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